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for federal lawmakers. but senator jim demint and several of his colleagues advocating service in the senate be limited to 12 years while lawmakers would only be allowed to serve six years in the house. this is an effort that was put forth two years ago. americans, they say, no real change in washington will never half until we end the era of permanent politicians, demint said in a statement released by his office. as long as members have the chance to spend their lives in washington, their interests will will always skew towards spending taxpayer dollars to buy off special interests covering over corruption in bureaucracy, fundraising, relationship building among lobbyists, and trading favors for pork. in short, amassing their own power. the thoughts of senator jim demint from two years ago. senator demint has retired from the senate and is now running the heritage foundation here in washington, d.c. tom in florida on our line for republicans. you're in favor or opposed to term limits? caller: i'm opposed to it, robb. it just seems the longer these guys stay in office, the more self-empower
a " -- thank you for the call. let me share with you a quote from jim inhofe -- again, that statement issued by oklahoma senator james in half. we will be talking more about it on this sunday with c-span -- on "newsmakers" program. mike from rockville, ky. good morning. -- kentucky. good morning. caller: is just an experiment. once they come back in body bags or maimed, i believe this experiment will be over. this is what it is. host: thank you for the call. secretary panetta said his thinking has devolved as he traveled over the last 18 months, travelling to iraq and afghanistan. he was a former enlisted man himself, 50 years ago, serving for two years as an army intelligence officer. bernard joins us from sarasota, florida. your reaction? caller: i think it is fine to lift the ban on women in combat. we keep going to war, and we keep spending money on wars. as long people foolish not to go to war and kill other people, and that is fine with me. i think it is just dumb. host: this is a quote from staff sargeant stacy spearsall -- next is nick joining us from peoria, illinois. on the indepen
and trafficking. i look forward to working with her and legislators to combat this problem. host: arizona gov. jim brewer. here is a comment on twitter. here is a story from local tv station wbtv in charlotte about this. it says the idea to eliminate an income tax is enticing, but if it does away the state will have to raise the sales tax. it is an idea gaining popularity with republican leaders. send us a tweet and tell us what say you are from and what you are talking about and what you have to share with us. that is @cspanwj. jamie is up next on the independent line. caller: good morning. i would like to preface by setting, can i have enough time to get my point across? we have a new governor who left congress as a member of the tea party caucus, which was headed by the likes of michelle bachman. i am pessimistic about our future at this point in time because we are pretty much being overtaken by tea partyism. the republican party could have taken over the senate if not for more -- richard burr doctor was able to run richard lugar it way from the senate. we had a democrat that was able to reach
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